Large chateau for sale, furnished, restored, 5 Gites, chapel, solid business.

Centre-Val de Loire, Indre (36)

€1,190,000 ID: 132546
Under Offer

Beautifull luxury castle on 680m2 living space with 3 receptions, 2 fully equipped kitchens, 13 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Available fully furnished and decorated with antiques and art, equipped with family china and silverwork, it has a majestic park with a fountain and vast forests, horse stables and pastures, in total 23ha. Situated in the middle of France at 7km from a major north-south motorway, it is positioned 250km south of Paris.

The property used to be owned by a famous French family, which played  an important role in politics and the military.  General De Gaulle was a regular guest. 

It enjoys mild climate conditions South West of the Loire valley and is situated in a tranquil environment at the edge the Natural park La Brenne, yet close to shopping and medical centres.  

High standard restoration with an energy certificate class B. Roofs completely renewed.

5 beautifully restored former staff houses - substantial rental income. LT rental leases. Total habitable space over 750 m2. 

The entire property, is owned by a civil society (SCI). The property can be acquired by transfer of the shares of the SCI, which is very tax advantageous in many ways.

Alternatively, the real estate can be acquired in its entirety or in 2 lots:

-the château with gatekeeper´s house, stables horse parc and meadows/forest of over 13ha, which equally includes all furnishings and artwork of the castle.

-four rental houses, including 4 LT leases and nearly 10 ha of land

The annual fixed and variable costs of the entire property amount to approximately € 25k which are more than covered by the rental income. Due to the high energy efficiency (class B) heating costs are low. All 34 windows and doors are double glazed and floors and roof are well insulated.All buildings were restored between 2011 and 2018.

The chapel is in gothic style, the library with important book collection, in Louis XIII style, the salon in Louis XV and the dining room in Italianesque mixed style. Imposing staircase leads to 2 floors. 2 fully equipped kitchens, a laundry room. Basement under the entire château, plus a well stocked wine cellar.

The first floor contains the Royal Suite with 3 bedrooms and a large bathroom, the Imperial Suite with one bedroom and a large bathroom, a staff room and bathroom.

The second floor contains a large suite with 3 bedrooms, a salon and a bathroom, and another large suite with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

The château is offered with all furniture, antiques, carpets, paintings, tapestries, fine porcelain, silver, and full hotel equipment. Library, crystal and copper chandeliers, curtains and fully equipped chapel . On the meadows there are horse boxes and in the woods long roads. Two Andalusian horses and a Shetland pony, local hens, ducks and geese with accompanying pond and wooden houses.

The château is being used as a boutique hotel rated amongst France´s elite (see "chateau de rancay" on with substantial income. However, the structure, spirit and decoration of the historic private family residence has been respected.

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  • Details

    Year of construction
    Property type
    Country Seat
    Central heating
    Grounds HA or legal
    Grounds > 20 HA
    Total living m2
    680 m²
    Plot size m2
    230,000 m²
    All directions
    max. occupancy
    Septic Tank
    Stories / levels
    Ownership tax p/a
  • Room information

    Total number of rooms
    Lounge size
    80 m²
    En-suite bathrooms
    All bathrooms
    Kitchen size
    30 m²
    Additional kitchens
    Dining room
    70 m²
    Family room
    70 m²
    Library / Study
    70 m²
    Wine cellar
    60 m²
    60 m²
    Terrace size
    70 m²
    Car park spaces
  • Special features

    • Double glazing
    • Broadband internet
    • Guesthouse
    • Air conditioning
    • Pool house
    • Chapel
    • Parking Spaces 40
    • Caretaker cottage
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • Workshop
    • Open fireplace
    • Jacuzzi
    • TV available in rooms
    • Barn
    • Dogs allowed
    • Saddle room
    • Stables
    • Cellar 300 m²
  • Services in the area

    • School 4 km
    • Lake 6 km
    • Airport 90 km
    • Supermarket 4 km
    • Hospital 12 km
    • River 2 km
    • Train Station 12 km
    • Golf Course 8 km